Celebrating 50 years of supporting and promoting the arts in Glendale, 1969 - 2019!
The Brand Associates Dance Series presents top dance companies from Southern California performing site-specific work in non-traditional performance spaces around Brand Library. The Dance Series is sponsored by the Brand Associates. The performances are followed by a reception and an opportunity to meet the artists. Performances run between 60 - 90 minutes without intermission. This series began in the 1960's as part of the Brand Library and Art Center's mission to promote all aspects of Art.
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Saturday | MAY 11, 2019 | 6:00 PM
GRAYSCALE Dance Company
GRAYSCALE was founded by artistic director Jessica Kondrath in 2005 in New York City and relocated to Los Angeles in 2009. Since its inception the company has presented work at venues and festivals such as Dance Chicago, Triskelion Arts, The Merce Cunningham Studios, Baryshnikov Arts Center, ARC Pasadena, HH11 Dance Festival, Detroit City Dance Festival, D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival, and in spaces all along the California coast. Jessica is a choreographer and dance educator creating new dance works for high schools, colleges, and dance companies nationwide, is on faculty at El Camino College, and has been a recipient of the Professional Artists Fellowship Award from the Arts Council of Long Beach for her choreography. Most recently Jessica and the company have been involved in various collaborations with visual artists and musicians in creating works for site-specific spaces, the stage, and film.
Saturday | MAY 18, 2019 | 6:00 PM
Versa-Style Dance Company
For over 13 years now Versa-Style has promoted the empowerment, artistry, and value of hip-hop dance culture through full-length street dance theater productions, educational performances, and deeply rooted social justice work in the community of Los Angeles. Versa-Style will continue to uphold these values and thanks the creators of these powerful movements who continue to inspire us today.